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DVD's: Cosmology

RU Library - Level 1

Stephen Hawking's universe

PBS Home Video, c2004, 1997

Series producer, David Filkin ; series director, Philip Martin

 

The astronomers

Series producer, Peter R. Baker ; executive producer, Blaine Baggett ; science editor, Donald Goldsmith ; original music, J.A.C. Redford 1991

Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Astronomer Dr. Carl Sagan is host and narrator of this amazing 13-hour series, now digitally remastered. With topics including the origins of life, the search for extra-terrestrial life, the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaining the speed of light, this is a fascinating insight into humanity and the universe.

The elegant universe

Based on The elegant universe by Brian Greene 2003

Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search

Hawking

Earth and universe evolution

Geology of the earth: of forces, rocks and time -- Formations of continents and mountains -- The universe: the vast frontier -- Fire in the sea